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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, OctObtr LETHBRIOQE HIE Standoff Centre opened About 150 people turned out on the weekend for the opening ceremonies of the Shot Both Sides Building at Standoff. After the ribbon was cut officially opening the administra- tion shopping mall, the general public had the opportunity to tour the building. One of the more popular points on the tour was the display of Indian crafts. Threshers bring back past harvest scene Bee a novelty, time for recollection By RUTH SHUMAKER Carmangay Correspondent CARMANGAY (HNS) It looked like a harvest scene out of the past when neighbors met recently at Bill Hof- farth's farm for a threshing bee. It was a novelty for the younger generation and brought back memories to several of the oldsters who had logged many hours on threshing outfits before the combine took over the harvest. With the public address system on auctioneer Allan Eglund's truck, Mr. Hoffarth invited neighbors to climb aboard a bundle rack to help load and pitch a few bundles into the threshing machine. The tractor used in the operation was originally Tea planned BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Blairmore Catholic Women's League will hold its annual fall tea and bazaar from to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Blairmore Elks hall. purchased for at Nan- ton The separator had been bought by Adolph Carl years ago for The old truck used in the field to haul the grain cost Chris Egger without the box The binder, which cut the grain, was bought new for A team of horses got into the act, first pulling the water wagon, then the bundle rack for owner Mr. Egger. Red Noble of Barrhill hitch- ed his matched black team to another bundle rack The bee provided the chance for oldtimers to recall the "good old when wages were a day and a work- ing day was daybreak till dark. There were no eight- hour days, no holidays, no hourly wages or contract dis- putes. Work would stop for an hour at noon, when the "flunky" brought coffee and lunch to the field. The machine stayed running during and during rain, or wind, or cold weather. If the worker didn't like con- ditions, there were plenty of others in town ready to replace him. Teacher-residence group formed at Forty-Mile Report your news The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area FOREMOST (HNS) The County of Forty-Mile school committee has decided to set up a teacher residence com- mittee. The committee will consist of three teachers who live in residences owned by the Coun- ty, representing the geographical regions of the district. The A.T.A. Local No. 12 will elect or appoint one representative each from the north, central and southern zones. There will also be three school committee members, the County Maintenance supervisor George Roszell, County Administrator Roy R. MONARCH MRS JACOB DEKKER MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS MAXINE HANSON NANTON MRS MARY BENSON NATAL, B.C. MR PAULCHALA NEW DAYTON MRS ELTON DUELL MRS STEWART SKEITH NOBLEFORD MRS GORDON LUCHIA 327-9541 653-2377 486-2322 425-6648 733-2110 733-2104 824-3346 Contact these people for your District Newt or Classified Advertising Plane search concentrates on area east of Cranbrook CRANBROOK Five military aircraft continued the search Monday for a light aircraft which disappeared Oct. 13 on a flight to Ed- monton from Nelson, B.C., with two persons aboard. The plane, a Mooney Mark 20, carried pilot William Legion ball set Nov. 10 NOBLEFORD (HNS) The Nobleford branch of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold its annual Remembrance Day ball Nov 10, in the local Legion Hall. Dubois of Vimy, Alta., and passenger Patricia Goodale of Nelson. A Canadian Forces spokesman at search head- quarters here said the five air- craft, including three helicopters, are concentrating today on an area between Cranbrook and Fort Macleod. Visibility in the search area is reported to be good, but there are some low clouds in the mountains. The spokesman said about square miles have been covered in the search, with some areas covered more than once. Search aircraft have logged about 600 hours of flying time. Wallman and Superintendent of Schools, Cliff Elle, on the committee. The body's functions will be to recomment policy on teachers' residences to the school committee, to inspect the residences periodically and to act as liaison between occupants of the residences and the school committee. The committee will meet as often as necessdry and ap- point its own chairman and secretary. The three school committee representatives will be Dr. Phil Bryant, for the north, Gil Mehlen for the Foremost area, and W. George McFall for the south Magrath hall to be renovated MAGRATH (HNS) The Magrath Assembly Hall, built by the LDS Church here in 1912, is being renovated at a cost of The LDS Church First Ward will hold a harvest party at fi 30 p.m Tuesday, Oct. 30, to raise money for the renova- tion expense. Pre-tenders asked for water project CHANBROOK (HNS) asked to give pretender Contractors in the three inspections to site and plans Western provinces are being for the cit.v's million Herald- District Bus-travel mileage set for extra-school events FOREMOST (HNS) County of Forty-Mile school trustees will allow district school buses to travel a total of miles for extra- curricular activities during the 1973-74 year. Foremost school will receive the largest portion of the allowance, miles, while Senator Gershaw School in Bow Island will be able to use Manyberries is allotted miles, Burdett Conquerville Bow Island Elementary 840 and Etzikom 500. 100 watch bridge deck installed PINCHER CREEK (Special) About 100 people were on hand to watch the precast sectional deck on the new Bridge Avenue bridge be- ing installed. Two cranes were brought in from Calgary for the job. One had a 100-foot boom Within four hours the deck was in place. Adamix Construction is the contractor of the job. It is hoped to have the bridge in use as soon as the walkways on the wings of the structure are completed. Curling to start Thursday COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Curling Club will commence curling activities on Thursday in the Coaldale Curling Club. Duncan Lloyd is president, Bob Skiba, vice-president and Mrs. Isabel Klassen, secretary-treasurer. A membership drive is un- der way. Meanwhile, the committee approved a new purchasing policy for school buses. A contractor wishing to purchase a new or different school bus is required to ob- tain permission from the school committee in advance, to ensure that the contractor is aware of future plans the school committee might have for his route. The committee will provide the contractor with informa- tion regarding the present number of students and the es- timate for future numbers. The rate is determined by a formula based on the number of registered student users on the first day a new bus is in operation. Should the number subsequently increase, the rate will be adjusted. All buses purchased must meet the requirements of the Public Service Vehicle Act and rules and regulations per- taining to the Act as to carry- ing capacity. Approval was also given for the Community School Program in Foremost to con- tinue during the current school year. Activities for the fall session are under way. Trustees approved a proposal for the Senator Gershaw High School to par- ticipate in the Young Voyageur program during the 1973-4 school term. The program allows students to go on educational exchanges with students in other parts of Canada. Superintendent of Schools, Cliff Elle, advised the com- mittee that he had recently attended a meeting on Professional Development in Medicine Hat, and that the association, representing rural teachers in the southeast, had requested an operation grant from the county. The grant was approved. water supply and distribution improvement project. Environmental Planning and Engineering Consultants, which was awarded the engineering contract for the project, will call fofHenders in February The current stage of the pro- ject, involving soil testing and core plotting, is on schedule, engineer Richard Fletcher reports The reservoir will be located about five miles up Joseph Creek at the foot of Baker Mountain and will have a 200 million-gallon storage capacity. A gravity supply line will feed water to the beginning of the present system. Pre-tender inspections are being sought now to get ac- curate estimates before the freeze The new system is schedul- ed for completion by next fall. Enrolment down in Forty-Mile FOREMOST (HNS) Enrolment in Forty-Mile county schools is down 98 students from the figure pro- jected in September and down 18 from the number of students allowed for in the budget prepared last March Figures taken Sept 30 show students taking classes in county schools. Hockey clinics scheduled PINCHER CREEK (Special) A clinic for hockey officials will be held here Nov. 17, and a clinic for coaches will be held Nov. 18. Both clinics are sponsored by the department of culture, youth and recreation and the Pincher Creek parks and recreation department. Tiny tots will learn to skate from 3-30 to 4 p.m Mondays and Wednesdays at the arena. Miss Ramona Shemko, Pincher Creek Figure Skating Club professional, will instruct. Minor hockey referees are needed. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS-CIRCULATION-JOBPRINTING VERNON OECOUX, RmidMlt 562-2149 PREFINISHED WALL 4'x8' Sheets and Stripes PREFINISHED PLYWOOD 10 patterns to choose from fi.95 y.95 0.95 PREFINISHED HARDBOARD Price Range Per Sheet 19 colon loehooM from. Price We Will Be Pleased to Measure Your room and quote you the complete cost Ideal for Almost any area in your home Rumpus Room Family Room Kitchen Utility Area Entry Way ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. 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